The Lagos state government has announced that three new cases of the Coronavirus pandemic has been recorded in the state.
The state’s government made this known through the official twitter handle of the Ministry of Health.
3 new #COVID19 cases confirmed in Lagos
*️⃣1st case, a Ukrainian ?? who arrived Nigeria on the 15/03/2020 via a vessel.
*️⃣2nd case, a UK based ?? who arrived on 20/03/2020 via BA75
*️⃣3rd case a UK based?? who arrived Lagos on 13/03/2020 via TK625@NCDCgov pic.twitter.com/8btxOgAm08
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) March 23, 2020
With the announced case, the total number of cases in Lagos has risen to 25.
The deceased, a former managing director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) Suleiman Achimugu, ,died at 2am on Monday.
The 67-year-old reportedly had underlying medical issues and had been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer and only returned to the country recently.
The deceased, a native of Kogi state, was said to have returned from the UK two weeks ago.
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